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NJCAA Wrestling National Tournament Begins Today


The NIC Wrestling team begins competition today in the NJCAA National Wrestling Championships in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Cardinals bring seven qualifiers back to the national championship after the runner-up district finish on February 10. The Cardinals come into the tournament ranked 8th in the nation, but face difficult odds to obtain the program's 15th national title.

Competing for the Cardinals today will be the following wrestlers:

125  Esco Walker Sophomore Charlotte, NC

133  Nicholas Hara Sophomore Mose Lake, WA

149  Bryce Parson Sophomore Lewiston, ID

157  Cooper McCullough Sophomore Moses, WA

165  Izaiah Duran Freshman Battleground, WA

197  Hunter Gregerson Freshman Spokane Valley, WA

285  Connor Sullivan Sophomore Ewa Beach, Hawaii

The tournament begins on Friday, March 1 at 7:30am PST, with the championship quarterfinals beginning at 4:15pm PST. The tournament concludes on Saturday, March 2, 2019, with the Championship Semi-Finals and Consolation Quarterfinals at 8:30am PST. The tournament Championship Finals are scheduled to begin at approximately 5:00pm PST on Saturday evening.

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More Information
Athletics Director, Al Williams
(208) 769-3348 or